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File #: 24-146    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action Items
File created: 1/17/2024 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 2/7/2024 Final action:
Title: Safe Streets For All Grant Goal Determination
Attachments: 1. Att.A - Resolution To Commit Albemarle County To Reduce Roadway-Related Deaths And Serious Injuries, 2. Att.B - Albemarle County Crash Facts
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AGENDA DATE: 2/7/2024

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Safe Streets For All Grant Goal Determination
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SUBJECT/PROPOSAL/REQUEST: Resolution to commit Albemarle County to reduce roadway-related deaths and serious injuries

ITEM TYPE: Regular Action Item

STAFF CONTACT(S): Richardson, Rosenberg, Herrick, Filardo, McDermott, Hersh-Ballering

PRESENTER (S): Danielle McCray, Kimley-Horn, Project Lead

LEGAL REVIEW: Yes

REVIEWED BY: Jeffrey B. Richardson

BACKGROUND: The TJPDC was awarded a $857,600 Safe Streets and Roads for All grant to develop a safety action plan for the region. Albemarle County committed to participating in the multi-jurisdictional initiative, including providing a portion of the required local match for the project. This safety action plan, which has been branded "Move Safely Blue Ridge," will identify strategies to reduce and eliminate deaths and serious injuries on the roadway. The TJPDC is seeking Resolutions from each of the participating jurisdictions to support the planning efforts and establish a goal for reducing deaths and serious injuries.

STRATEGIC PLAN: Safety & Well-Being - Nurture a safe and healthy community

DISCUSSION: Following the completion of Move Safely Blue Ridge, jurisdictions will be eligible to apply for implementation funding for projects or initiatives identified in the plan. The Resolution will satisfy one of the eligibility criteria established in the Safe Streets and Roads for All grant program, which requires a leadership commitment to reduce and eliminate roadway-related deaths and serious injuries.

In the five-year period from 2018 to 2022, a total of 875 people were killed or seriously injured in crashes that took place in Albemarle County (77 fatalities and 798 serious injuries). The goal set in this Resolution (Attachment A) is consistent with the goals set in the Virginia Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) - to reduce roadway fatalities and serious injuries by half by 2045. Approving this Resolution ind...

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